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Views: 342
Posted By nomadmax

A more appropriate question is "What is your time...

A more appropriate question is "What is your time worth?".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 03:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 669
Posted By nomadmax

Return the plastic/throw away "merckx" and ride...

Return the plastic/throw away "merckx" and ride the real Merckx from Meise Belgum.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 12:02 PM
07-28-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By nomadmax

I wish I was a 36" chest "XL". bump for nice...

I wish I was a 36" chest "XL".

bump for nice jersey
07-27-21, 03:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 478
Posted By nomadmax

1986 tdf

1986 tdf
07-19-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,927
Posted By nomadmax

Yes.

Yes.
07-17-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By nomadmax

If your friend is going to ride old equipment...

If your friend is going to ride old equipment that isn't in a manufacturer's current line up, he better learn how to hoard parts. I ride Campagnolo 10 on almost all my rides (a dozen or so) and I...
07-17-21, 04:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By nomadmax

This was a heck of a find, thank you OP. I'm...

This was a heck of a find, thank you OP. I'm gonna try a set of these on my MTB.
07-15-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,895
Posted By nomadmax

All you have to do is be determined and think...

All you have to do is be determined and think outside the box. I wouldn't call any Harley "sports" oriented but here's my bagger with a road bike on it.
...
07-13-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,219
Posted By nomadmax

This isn't a situation where I would make a phone...

This isn't a situation where I would make a phone call, I'd go to the shop.
07-07-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By nomadmax

I don't think you completely understand the...

I don't think you completely understand the rabbit hole you're trying to go down. Here are a couple things you'll need to know before you can source another fork.

From your current fork:

Axle...
07-01-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By nomadmax

I wouldn't do anything until I knew the exact...

I wouldn't do anything until I knew the exact numbers of what was on the bike before and what's on there now. A thread asking "How do my shoes fit" is basically worthless, even in a forum full of...
06-19-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 124,350
Posted By nomadmax

You are a great human being 3 Speed!! The...

You are a great human being 3 Speed!!

The restaurant on New Bridge Street, how far is/was it from Court St? I spent a lot of time at Restor's Bike Shop (MC). Could have been in the same area.
06-16-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By nomadmax

They're all gravel bikes when you're on a gravel...

They're all gravel bikes when you're on a gravel road or trail. I know that sounds like a trite answer and it's not meant to be. The condition of the gravel road/trail and your skills will dictate...
06-10-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,771
Posted By nomadmax

At that price I'd call it WTF lube.

At that price I'd call it WTF lube.
06-08-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,633
Posted By nomadmax

That may be true. But it isn't our bikes...

That may be true.

But it isn't our bikes that are broke...
06-07-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,042
Posted By nomadmax

This bike is the reason I can climb hills ;) I...

This bike is the reason I can climb hills ;) I still ride it around town for errands.
...
06-07-21, 03:01 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,633
Posted By nomadmax

I'm a Campagnolo man right down to my tattoo. ...

I'm a Campagnolo man right down to my tattoo. But it's pretty hard for me to believe a Shimano RD killed itself because of "design flaw". Truth be told, if it weren't for Shimano, Campy would still...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 02:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,379
Posted By nomadmax

The only bad thing about most titanium bikes is...

The only bad thing about most titanium bikes is the carbon fiber fork.

There, I said it.
05-09-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By nomadmax

There is that, but I find BF members to be...

There is that, but I find BF members to be notoriously frugal and won't bite until you send them a NOS part (in the box) for 10% of what its worth. Next day air at your expense.

I'm on another...
05-04-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,736
Posted By nomadmax

Let me save some of you kind souls some time and...

Let me save some of you kind souls some time and aggravation.

YOU CANT HELP SOMEONE WHO HAS ALREADY DECIDED WHAT THE ANSWER TO THEIR "QUESTION" IS.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By nomadmax

The only tubeless tires I know anything about are...

The only tubeless tires I know anything about are on motorcycles. Adding material/height to the center channel of a rim can make mounting/de-mounting the tire more difficult.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,349
Posted By nomadmax

You average 27-28 mph on group rides?

You average 27-28 mph on group rides?
04-29-21, 04:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,570
Posted By nomadmax

Get ready for the contest. I predict in...

Get ready for the contest.

I predict in less than one page there will be a guy who says he delivered telegraph messages by bike. Right after that will be a guy who delivered messages on stone...
04-28-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 985
Posted By nomadmax

I'm partial to Voler. Don't confuse low price...

I'm partial to Voler. Don't confuse low price for value or bang for the buck.
04-26-21, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By nomadmax

The arrow indicates the part of the clamp that...

The arrow indicates the part of the clamp that should line up with the slit in the seat tube. If installed properly, the clamping part should be offset from the slit. It's designed that way to...
04-21-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,667
Posted By nomadmax

Am I the only one who sees the irony in a guy...

Am I the only one who sees the irony in a guy named "Deathcurse" looking for the safest form of
bike racing ?
04-19-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 788
Posted By nomadmax

Fred.

Fred.
04-18-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,177
Posted By nomadmax

Here's something I never see mentioned in these...

Here's something I never see mentioned in these skinny vs fat tire threads, the ability to "ride light". I see people on group rides all the time that hit bumps, cracks and rough stuff with their...
04-18-21, 04:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,822
Posted By nomadmax

Squirrel!

Squirrel!
04-15-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,822
Posted By nomadmax

When is the last time you saw an Origin8 tattoo...

When is the last time you saw an Origin8 tattoo on someone?
04-15-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,694
Posted By nomadmax

A proper gravel bike has been around for quite a...

A proper gravel bike has been around for quite a while, it's called a Schwinn Varsity.

Uphill both ways baby.
04-15-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,219
Posted By nomadmax

I've come to the point in my life where I'm not...

I've come to the point in my life where I'm not really concerned where the "world" is headed. Much like when I was child, I just ride my bikes and have a good time. Someone else can worry for me.
04-15-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,811
Posted By nomadmax

The sooner you realize that you can't control...

The sooner you realize that you can't control what other humans do, the better off you'll be.
04-13-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 921
Posted By nomadmax

In the early days of STI, some racers used a DT...

In the early days of STI, some racers used a DT shifter on the front to save weight and retain total control of FD cage trim. Hampsten was one, there was another guy but he turned out to be a fraud...
04-10-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By nomadmax

This is STILL one of my favorite bicycles in the...

This is STILL one of my favorite bicycles in the fleet.

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04-10-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
Posted By nomadmax

All bikes perform the same hanging upside down in...

All bikes perform the same hanging upside down in the garage; which is exactly where most "bikes" like that end up in pretty short order. It's the chicken or the egg thing, do they wind up unused...
04-10-21, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By nomadmax

Put tape or a sticker over it and call it good. ...

Put tape or a sticker over it and call it good. Better yet, write "Look at the road" on a piece of paper and put water proof package tape over it. It just might save you a trip to the hospital or...
04-09-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By nomadmax

Provided all thr fasteners are tight, it has...

Provided all thr fasteners are tight, it has proper air in the tires and the headset bearings aren't notched, it's probably just matter of you spending more time on it.
04-09-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,122
Posted By nomadmax

The only thing I can add is.......the fork is...

The only thing I can add is.......the fork is bent :roflmao2:
04-09-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By nomadmax

I rode mine to the store just the other day. ...

I rode mine to the store just the other day.

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04-09-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,122
Posted By nomadmax

Schwinn Varsity prototype.

Schwinn Varsity prototype.
04-08-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,439
Posted By nomadmax

Get schooled/handy or get used to it, one or the...

Get schooled/handy or get used to it, one or the other. Itís a bicycle, not a Mars rover.
04-03-21, 03:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By nomadmax

If you try hard enough, you can always meet...

If you try hard enough, you can always meet trouble halfway.
04-02-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,942
Posted By nomadmax

For the life of me, I can't figure out what...

For the life of me, I can't figure out what purpose or pleasure someone derives from these same kinds of threads over and over again.

BTW

Does anyone want to hear the gospel of bike fit...
04-02-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,174
Posted By nomadmax

That would be perfect.......but the fork is bent...

That would be perfect.......but the fork is bent ;)
04-02-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 27,829
Posted By nomadmax

I have a lot of bikes, this one is still my fave....

I have a lot of bikes, this one is still my fave.

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04-02-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,610
Posted By nomadmax

In three hours per week, with the right kind of...

In three hours per week, with the right kind of training, you can become much stronger on the bike.
04-01-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,610
Posted By nomadmax

Mine will be 62 this year. I mean it, work on...

Mine will be 62 this year. I mean it, work on YOU; after that nothing else matters as much.
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